Judge Irene M. Keeley sentenced six former inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary at Hazelton Monday in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II.
Anthony Young, 35, and Carlton Robinson, 35, were both sentenced to 120 months in prison; Leo Hackett, 36, was sentenced to 70 months in prison; Antoine Giles, 32, and Dashean Bradley, 36, were sentenced to 60 months in prison; and Demetrius Palmer, 31, was sentenced to 37 months in prison.
Young, Robinson Hackett, Bradley and Palmer all pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit an assault on another inmate; Young, Robinson, Bradley and Giles all pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury; and Young and Hackett both pleaded guilty to providing a false statement, according to the news release.
The six men attacked another inmate at USP Hazelton on October 14, 2006. According to the news release, Young assaulted the victim and held him as Giles and Bradley stabbed him multiple times.
The victim died from his wounds, according to the news release.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower and was investigated by the FBI and the Special Investigative Services Unit at USP Hazelton.